Former Sealaska CEO dies at age 68

Sealaska Corp. has announced the death of former president and CEO Robert Loescher.The news was delivered by email Friday afternoon. Loescher was of the Eagle moiety from the Chookeneidi clan. He was 68 years old.Loescher...
Paris on her mind

...unfolding in the nation's capital."I tried to see all of the news," said Lacroix, speaking after class at Ketchikan High...Lacroix said her sister in France is too scared to watch the news.She said she's happy to be safe in Alaska, but frustrated...
Gustavus author Kim Heacox wins award for "Jimmy Bluefeather"

...canoe, helped by James and the entire town of Jinkaat. They set off towards Crystal Bay, pursued by the government, the news media, and a wider world that would rather keep Keb safe in Jinkaat, taking his pills.In a release, the award program...
Kubiak benches Manning for Bears game

...And he would do it again this week, too. I can tell you that. ... but I feel like I need to make this decision."The news didn't really catch players off-guard."I know he seems like he's Superman, but he's banged up," Aqib Talib...
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SEACC director, facing cancer, resigns

Southeast Alaska Conservation Council executive director Malena Marvin is resigning amid a personal health crisis.The news was first reported by Ed Schoenfeld of CoastAlaska public radio.Marvin has led SEACC, one of Southeast Alaska's most...
Germany's VW: New C02 problems with 800,000 vehicles, only one thing counts, and that is the truth."The news is the latest in a string of problems identified with Volkswagen...consequences, of this not yet fully explained issue."The news broke after Germany's DAX was closed for the day, but...
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Kasich first on Republican ballot

...Republican candidate to become president, has become the first person to file for the Republican primary in Alaska.The news was announced in an email Friday by the Alaska Republican Party.Alaska Republicans select their choice to become president...
A China-Taiwan handshake, 66 years in the making

...close?But the men wanted no other news. Even the backdrop - a plain yellow wall - was selected to be neutral, neither the red of China nor the blue of Ma's Kuomintang party.They made sure the handshake itself was the news. And it was.
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Sitka officials talk about leaked jail video

...prosecutor in March. "Chief Schmitt informed me about this event shortly after it happened 14 months ago," Gorman said at the news conference. "He assured me that protocols were followed, that it was investigated and that corrective actions were...
SeaWorld says it will end orca shows in San Diego by 2017

...perceive as tricks, they don't like as well."However, that's not "universal across our properties," he added.The news came days after SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. reported its third-quarter earnings missed Wall Street expectations.SeaWorld...
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